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  1. Could this be side effects of medicine?
    ... Ive been on Prednisone and Plaquenil for two weeks now (as of today) and...
    ... allergic reaction to the Plaquenil. He's doubled my Prednisone until the rash goes away. Then he's starting me on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate

  2. Another Plaquenil Question
    ... well then I take one per day. I no longer require prednisone . I heard that if it goes into remission and then comes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  3. Prednisone Users, please read!
    ... Hi Angela, first off, how much Prednisone are you taking and how often?? I am on 20mg that I ... but not completely, but then Im planning on being on Prednisone for about 2.5 more months and hopefully within that ... long did your doctor say he wanted you to be on the Prednisone ? Im taking mine with Plaquenil (while we wait for ... hands LOOK slimmer. I also have RA in my feet and the Prednisone is working wonders for them! They dont hurt much at...
    ... either of you experienced any weight gain from the Prednisone yet? I know it's been a short time for both of you...
    ... Prednisone can cause weight gain depending on the dosage and ... link to the MedLinePlus drug database information on prednisone : [url="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo ... and even printing out to have on hand for reference. Prednisone is a very powerful med with a wide range of potential...
    ... Allison, Ive been on Prednisone for 3 weeks now and havent noticed that Ive gained ... little in my system. Also, I read that when you take Prednisone with Plaquenil that if you take them at the same time ... might not be as effective. YOu might try taking the Prednisone in the morning and the Plaquenil at night. Perhaps...

  4. Swollen Knuckles
    ... normal. My hands were so swollen before I started the Prednisone that Im actually wearing rings 2 full sizes larger...
    ... after that). But, they generally don't prescrive Prednisone , so it seems like i just have to wait and see. I...
    ... healthboards.com/ubb/bigcry.gif[/img] The doc put me on prednisone (see post above) to help eliminate it but I'm not...
    ... own front door! It was awful! Now that Im on the Prednisone , I feel so much better! My fingers are starting to...
    ... surprised that your Rheumatologist wont prescribe Prednisone . Small doses arent too bad for you, unless your on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Methotrexate Sulfasalazine

  5. Weather and RA Symptoms
    ... rain is gone, Im doing much better (also thanks to Prednisone ). I really think the weather has something to do...
    ... it brings pain with it. Im supposed to decrease my Prednisone from 20mg to 10mg today and I just dont think I can...

  6. Plaquenil
    ... Plaquenil for about 5 years. At first I took it with Prednisone and Voltaren. Took me about 8 months and then everything...
    ... over my neck and chest. My Rheumatologist doubled my Prednisone in the meantime to knock out the rash and is starting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren Doxycycline Methotrexate

  7. Diagnosed today - Sero-Negative RA
    ... and see how the treatment affects me. He gave me Prednisone 20mg for a month, then will taper down to 10mg for ... that, Im starting Plaquenil 400mg daily. He said the Prednisone will help ease my discomfort while I wait for the...
    ... to increased swellign and inflamation. I started Prednisone yesterday and will start plaquenil next month. Good...
    ... your doctor to start you on Plaquenil NOW with your Prednisone because it takes a looooong time to build up in your ... will take effect. Im doing the same, started back on Prednisone yesterday but am taking the Plaquenil as well so that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Daypro

  8. Ugh, is this from the meds???
    ... i am on 15 mg prednisone it helps my hands alot tho i have noticed my ankles ... a bit sore i duno if its a side effect or not but prednisone could help...
    ... medlineplus/druginfo/uspdi/202743.html[/url] Moonchild: Prednisone is a steroid. People that I know who've been on prednisone ... that hasn't had awful side-effects. Here's info on prednisone . Suggest you keep it handy for reference. [url=...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Daypro

  9. Age and RA
    ... Im starting to feel a little better (thanks to the Prednisone ), Im able to tell how really bad I WAS feeling. And...

  10. Arthritis caused by viral infections?
    ... RA then it will be a lifelong battle. Im on the Prednisone and its working already! Did he put you on anything...
    ... is the worst in my knees and fingers. im on 15 mg prednisone a day and it helps my hands alot it hasnt gotten to...
    ... Try taking some Tylenol with the Prednisone . Im doing this too (because its the only thing I can ... take while on the Prednisone ) and it seems to take away any left over aches that ... the Prednisone isnt helping (like a pinched nerve in my hand). That ... start to get a little better for you. I know that the Prednisone takes 48 hours to start working and then each day...
    ... all fuzzy in the head and grouchy. I was on 15mg of prednisone , 25/50 mg Vioxx, and 17.5mg <ethytrexate...with ... that I'm running with REMICADE...I've reduced the prednisone down to 7.5mg, the vioxx down to 25 as needed (still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Vioxx remicade

  11. What are the side effects of methotrexate?
    ... you experienced while on it? Im going to be taking Prednisone with it for a while (hopefuly only until it kicks...
    ... start working. Has really done me alot of good. Got my prednisone down to 7mg./day. Seems to be as low as I can go right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prilosec

  12. OTC Pain Relievers - Any Difference?
    ... then it interferes with some meds. Right now Im on Prednisone and Tylenol and am feeling better. I notice an improvement...
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  13. Pool Exercise Increases Pain
    ... have to lose. I also lost some of the weight that the prednisone horrifically puts on as a side-effect. Cool. PS. Try...

  14. Plaquenil
    ... months before it kicked in. I was on Voltaren and Prednisone until then. Once the Plaquenil took effect, I was...
    ... 8 months???? I am on 5 mg prednisone down from 10, have mental probs on prednisone so keep ... Arava which worked wonders then failed, now on Arava, prednisone and started Vioxx. I am to choose another for the...
    ... normal bone density. I was worried after being on prednisone a few years and going through menopause. I did not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren Fosamax Vioxx arava

  15. RA and other Arthritis variants - sedentary effects
    ... The prednisone may be causing or contributing to the edema - it's...
    ... the input...the edema is indeed aggravated by the prednisone ...although I was severely affected prior to starting ... be optimistic about ever being able to get off the prednisone entirely. Good thing I was athletic and am tall before...

  16. Does this sound like arthritis??
    ... me. In the meantime, he put me on a low dose of Prednisone for the next two weeks until I see him again for the ... guess all I can do it wait and see. Hopefully the Prednisone will help without too many weird side effects. Meg...
    ... Well, Ive been taking the Prednisone that the rheumatologist prescribed for six days now ... scared at the same time. I'll be happy to be off the Prednisone and to start taking something else with less side...
    ... viral-induced form (which I hope!). He prescribed me Prednisone for two weeks and I go back on the 8th for my actual...

  17. Methotrexate
    ... which to date, has not happened). I am also on 10mg Prednisone daily. My Dr. told me a drink or two wouldn't hurt...
    ... Methotrexate as soon as the rash clears up. Im also taking Prednisone right now while the meds kick in. Can any of you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  18. Diagnosed with RA Today
    ... doenst that seem a quick time to spresad?) he gave me prednisone today i hope it helps. i would love to be able to...
    ... possibly get a second opinion. I haven't been on prednisone , so hopefully it will help you. I am currently taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  19. What type of arthritis do I have.. help!
    ... changed the Indocid and sup. to Celebrex and prescribed prednisone for flareups. It’s been a frightening experience...
    ... during menopause and has gotten worse since being on prednisone . Has any doctor prescribed a steroid? I'm not advocating...
    ... inflammatory meds, to which nothing works... of course the Prednisone works, but after gaining over 40 pounds, I just cant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  20. Weight issues and control with RA
    ... habits have not changed really...despite the use of prednisone , vioxx, methyltrexate, and REMICADE (new). How about...
    ... taking vioxx and azulfadine and zoloft and sometimes prednisone and i dont' exactly go out for aerobic activity anymore...
    ... Well, now that Ive been taking Prednisone for 3 weeks, Im starting to feel the effects of it ... need to go back on that regime until I get off the Prednisone . Perhaps that will help. Have any of you tried a...
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  21. Anyone here suffer from costochronditis?
    ... for this disease. I was on ibuprofen for 6 weeks, prednisone for 2 weeks, and I'm now on Vioxx. So far, only the ... prednisone worked. They say to apply heat and that doesn't work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Vioxx

  22. prednisone
    ... sunnyb, I can only give you my past experience with Prednisone . Basically good. On bad days I was say real stiff...
    ... I'm riddled with it apparently. I'm currently on Prednisone , Vioxx, Methytrexate, and Tylenol-3(codeine). Been ... things I did before (very physically fit (until the prednisone and RA!) and need to get back to being able to sit ... ethyltrexate (17.5mg/week currently) and eventually off the Prednisone and Vioxx which don't do much but, get me through...
    ... shoulder and painful at times. All I am taking is 2 mg prednisone down from 10 mg to start and Arava 20 mg once a day...
    ... prescribe any pain meds. I am now Prescribed Embrel, Prednisone , Arava, Fosamax. Until I started taking Embrel, I ... couldnt stop the Prednisone no matter how hard I tried. Embrel was prescribed...
    ... I am currently on 15mgs a day of prednisone . I hate it! But, it has also allowed me to go back ... months), with Percocet when needed. I have been on Prednisone off and on for about 5 years. I have also gained weight ... note though about suddenly cutting yourself of the prednisone . I did that about a year ago when i was on naproxen ... morning takeing so many pills so i cut myself from prednisone again (at that point i was on 25mgs). Within 2 days ... But please please be very careful when messing with prednisone and thinking to cut yourself off without tapering...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Codeine Tylenol Vioxx remicade Enbrel arava Effexor Fosamax Methadone Percocet Lodine Naproxen

  23. New Vioxx warnings
    ... I can tell you that my father was on prednisone and methotrexate for years. They kept trying to wean ... him off the prednisone , but he would complain and still kept taking 5 mg...
    ... getting worse now though but I have almost stopped all prednisone which pretty much took care of the pain. Hope they...
    ... ...I was using 50mg Vioxx/day along with 17.5/day Prednisone and 7 tabs/week of Methyltrexate since November 2001 ... and drop VIOX completely (and hopefully kick off the prednisone to boot...)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Vioxx arava remicade

  24. What's atypical variant of rheumatoid arthritis?
    ... at night since it puts me to sleep). I also go on prednisone at times for the inflammation. This I do even though...
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  25. I am newly diagnosed w/RA and have lots of questions!
    ... have to be increased. I also took a 7 day dose of prednisone that helped some, but not a lot. I am really scared...
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  26. vioxx
    ... get to a good rheumie fast...will probably start on Prednisone and Methyltrexate depending on how much swelling there...
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  27. arthric back
    ... s a big drag. I have been there too. I have taken Prednisone (generic name)or Deltasone(brand name), same difference ... , of course you know generics are cheaper. Prednisone really should not be taken for a very long period ... achey I couldn't hardly bend them. I took 3-4 tabs of Prednisone that morning after breakfast and 1-2 hrs later I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Deltasone

  28. Off vioxx and pain free now for 6 weeks, am I healed? My symptoms and story:
    ... and even my ANA was normal. Because a 5 day dose of prednisone temporarily cleared all but my right hand problem ... Physical therapy made them worse and I had to take prednisone for two weeks to decrease the swelling and pain. ... Thistle the week before. Even though I brought prednisone along just in case, I never needed it. In fact, after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Vioxx

  29. Celebrex/Vioxx Heart Attack
    ... medicated, in my opinion, for years. He was taking prednisone for so long and then they put him on methotrexate ... to back him off the prednisone , but it never happened. He always complained of pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Vioxx

  30. psoriatic arthritis
    ... Docs have me on all conventional Tx Vioxx 50mg/day, Prednisone 10mg/day, tylenol arthritis and methotrexate shots...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Tylenol Vioxx

  31. If Vioxx helps it must be arthritis....
    ... it's arthritis. That's what my doc told me about prednisone ... if it works, you have a rheumatological problem ... don't know as many dangers about vioxx as they do prednisone . It just hasn't been out long enough. I believed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  32. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    ... are weird." So much for that huh? Never, never stop prednisone at once! You will have a heart attack or worse doing ... on it's own...lucky if it does, if not u stay with prednisone ....

  33. RA...but...not RA...Everybody baffled....HELP!
    ... Condition DISAPPEARED with a tapered 10 day course of Prednisone , and reappeared shortly thereafter. Docs wont prescribe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic Vioxx

  34. Does arthritis come on suddenly? Tests?
    ... I had joint deterioration. They put me on 30 mg of prednisone a day and methatrexate. I felt better on the meds...

  35. Cetyl Miristoleate
    ... Gold, Celebrex, Methotrexate (oral & injections) Prednisone . Presently Methotrexate & Prednisone and numerous...
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  36. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... got worse. So now Im back on all that again, plus prednisone & an Anti-inflamation called Sulfasalazine. It may...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Sulfasalazine

  37. Anyone know about Plaquenil
    ... for several years. I started on that, Voltaren and prednisone when I was first diagnosed. I was in severe pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren

  38. Rheumatoid arthritis and Statins??
    ... arthritis (fortunately brought under control with prednisone . Anyone else out there? Thanks, Gene...
    ... hawed until I saw a Rheumatologist who prescribed Prednisone . And yes, we all know of the potential problems in ... to move! I have already started weaning off the Prednisone , and hope that I can continue to do so." This board...
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  39. pregnancy and methatrexate
    ... planning and being off meds. I am currently on 5mg prednisone daily and 7 tablets of methatrexate a week. I am a...

  40. Methorexate and arthritis?
    ... My father has been on prednisone for way too many years and 2 years ago he was put ... on methotrex to get him off the prednisone . Unfortunately, he is still on both and every time ... he tries to back off the prednisone , he complains of pain. I think it's a lot of "mind...
    ... If someone is taking Methotrexate and Prednisone .....for years, does anyone know why they would also ... they stop it he complains of hurting. He's been on Prednisone for about 10 years and it has destroyed his immune...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  41. My visit to the Rheumatologist
    ... going to treat it accordingly. I was put on Voltaren, Prednisone and Plaquenil. I got some relief from everything but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren

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